The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • PVAMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($26,398) than Mississippi Valley State ($6,746).
  • It is harder to admit to PVAMU than Mississippi Valley State.
  • Mississippi Valley State has higher submitted ACT score (18) than PVAMU (18).
  • PVAMU has more students with 9,516 students while Mississippi Valley State has 2,285 students.
  • PVAMU has more full-time faculties with 403 faculties while Mississippi Valley State has 110 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Prairie View A & M University and Mississippi Valley State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
PVAMUMississippi Valley State
PVAMUvs.Mississippi Valley State
Prairie View, TexasLocationItta Bena, Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Tuition & Fees
83% ($10,271)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)83% ($7,557)
$10,271Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,557
78.93 %Acceptance Rates86.28 %
40.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.32 %
955SAT Score-
18ACT Score19
36 %Graduation Rate32 %
31 %Transfer-out Rate-
74 %Retention Rate62 %
9,516Student Population2,285
403Number of Faculties110
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Weekend/Evening College
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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